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smear 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/smi(ə)r/,
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smeared, past participle; smeared, past tense; smears, 3rd person singular present; smearing, present participle;
  1. Coat or mark (something) messily or carelessly with a greasy or sticky substance
    • - his face was smeared with dirt
  2. Spread (a greasy, oily, or sticky substance) over something
    • - Barbara smeared peanut butter on a slice of bread
  3. Damage the reputation of (someone) by false accusations; slander
    • - someone was trying to smear her by faking letters
  4. Messily blur the outline of (something such as writing or paint); smudge
    • - her lipstick was smeared
Noun
  1. A mark or streak of a greasy or sticky substance
    • - there was an oil smear on his jacket
  2. A false accusation intended to damage someone's reputation
    • - the media were indulging in unwarranted smears
  3. A sample of material spread thinly on a microscope slide for examination, typically for medical diagnosis
    • - the smears were stained for cryptosporidium
  4. An insecure foothold


  1. slanderous defamation
  2. stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance
  3. make a smudge on; soil by smudging
  4. a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope
  5. daub: cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it; "smear the wall with paint"; "daub the ceiling with plaster"
  6. blot: an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"
  7. Smear (also known as Schmier) is a North-American trick-taking card game of the All Fours group, and a variant of Pitch (Setback). Several slightly different versions are played in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and also in Ontario, Canada.
  8. Smeared was the first full-length album released by the Canadian rock band Sloan. It was released in Canada in October, 1992, and in the United States in January, 1993, on Geffen Records. ...
  9. Smearing in rock climbing is the practice of using as much as possible of the surface of the sole of a shoe against a flat rock face. This is done to maximize the amount of friction between the rock and the shoe. ...
  10. A mark made by smearing; A Pap smear; A false attack; To spread (a substance, especially one that colours or is dirty) across a surface by rubbing; To have a substance smeared on (a surface); To damage someone's reputation by slandering, misrepresenting, or otherwise making false accusations ...
  11. (Smeared) Lacking detail. Poor transient response, too much leakage between microphones. Poorly focused images.
  12. (SMEARING) The technique of using the flat soles of the feet to apply direct pressure onto the rock where only extremely small holds or no holds at all exist. Heroes smear! (Except on gritstone, where everyone must.)
  13. (Smearing) Allowing some part of the hand or foot to slide along the wall in order to keep balanced.
  14. (Smearing) Relying solely upon the friction of a flat surface, usually with the feet, to keep from falling. This is possible primarily due to the sticky rubber soles ubiquitously used in modern climbing shoes.
  15. (Smearing) The smudging or streaking of ink on the printed piece caused by too much ink, machine parts of the press rubbing on the product, counterstacker parts rubbing on the product, delivery belts, or the smoothness of the finish of the stock being run.
  16. (Smearing) This concerns pressing the foot against the flat wall and climbing by relying on friction and your climbing shoes. You can ensure safer and more enjoyable rock climbing if you master all these rock climbing techniques.
  17. (Smearing) a condition produced by the interpolation process where high-grade attributes are allowed to influence the estimation of nearby lower grades.
  18. (Smearing) use your high tech sticky rubber boots  when all footholds disappear! ball of you foot/toes face the rock, trust the friction!
  19. (smearing) A press condition in which the impression is slurred and unclear, because too much ink was used or sheets were handled or rubbed before the ink was dry.
  20. (smearing) Severe lack of detail and focus.
  21. (Smears) swiping a surface using a dampened cloth
  22. Climbing technique in which the sole of the shoe, plus proper weight over the feet, provides traction for moving upward.
  23. An unwanted side effect of vertical charge transfer in a CDD chip. It shows vertical bright stripes in places of the image where there are very bright areas. In better camera smear is minimized to almost undetectable levels.
  24. n/vb the act of placing a large surface area of shoe rubber on a hold to create maximum friction.
  25. A sample collection of cells suspended in liquid and prepared for microscopical analysis by “smearing” them onto slides.